The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

Etc.

Spyglass’ humor and satire section
Sophomore year has been my hardest year yet and sometimes I just feel like Im in a game of baseball.

The Sophomore Slump

Ella B. December 12, 2022

“Hey, Sophomore year! You’re up, grab your bat,” my coach said. The first pitch thrown at you is a four-seam fastball—a math project and a history paper due on the same day. “Strike one!” the...

After many years eating in the Commons almost every day, I have come up with a pretty solid list of food combinations that you can get at the Commons.

My Go-To Commons Combos That You Need to Try

Ella B. December 12, 2022

Despite all of the food struggles inflicted by the pandemic, the Commons still remains a safe haven for many students and faculty. Although we recently lost the ability to customize salads and sandwiches...

Spyglasss Picks: Holiday Recipes

Spyglass’s Picks: Holiday Recipes

December 12, 2022

Spice up your holidays with the Spyglass team’s favorite picks for a sweet—or savory— winter season!

Halloween Etc.

Halloween Etc.

November 7, 2022

Enjoy Spyglass's annual selection of fun and spooky Halloween articles!

Senior Year Without a Car: The Ultimate License to Loneliness

Senior Year Without a Car: The Ultimate License to Loneliness

Hailey T. November 7, 2022

Fun fact: I don’t own a car. Feel bad, yet? I know this doesn’t sound like much, but before you turn your attention away from my predicament, let me offer you my point of contention: I’m lonely....

The Finalsite vs. Canvas Debate

The Finalsite vs. Canvas Debate

Mckenna D. November 7, 2022

Newscaster: Hello, and welcome to CPN, Cable Politics Network! *Studio applause* As you know, tonight is the long-awaiting Finalsite vs. Canvas debate. How are you two doing? Canvas: Good, thank...

Embracing Autumn: a How-To

Embracing Autumn: a How-To

Mirella C. October 3, 2022

Autumn—the season of pumpkin spice, black cats, and walking amidst the fall foliage—is approaching, slowly but surely. Finally, after an agonizingly hot summer, we can seek solace in the new season’s...

What to Say When You Get Dress Coded

What to Say When You Get Dress Coded

Ilena M. October 3, 2022

It’s Cookie Tuesday, the sun is shining, and you’re making your way to H-block in your Westridge sweatpants, Urban Outfitters crop top, and navy-blue flannel. You turn a corner and—poof!—Gary Baldwin...

4 Back-To-School Tips and Tricks

4 Back-To-School Tips and Tricks

Reed D. October 2, 2022

  It’s back-to-school season! Depending on which type of person you are, this reality could either send you into a downward spiral of anxiety and despair, or get you excited to spend all your...

Advanced Knife Juggling 101 & Other Suggested Replacements to the AP Curriculum

Advanced Knife Juggling 101 & Other Suggested Replacements to the AP Curriculum

Ilena M. March 21, 2022

“…Westridge has decided to move away from the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) program. It will be replaced with Advanced Courses designed to make rigor come alive in ways that promote deeper...

Load More Stories